November 2011ARCHIVE

It is an excellent piece impressed by the dynamic design of a lily. I think that the size of this work is also large and it is his time-consuming masterpiece very much.

Stationery box with a design of lily and dragonfly, of carved Navy,Black,Beige,Yellow,Red and Green. lacquer over a wood base. With the original signed box, inscribed on the exterior of the lid: Carved Lacquer lily design stationery Box; And signed: Yosai (Yamashita Yosai, born 1902).

Yamashita Yosai worked in Takamatsu on Shikoku,and exhibited widely at the Teiten and Bunten art exhibitions. After the War he continued to show at the Nitten, as well as the Nihon Dento Kogeiten.

size 39-32-10(h)cm


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